Leonardo has announced a contract, signed with the UK Ministry of Defence in September, to provide equipment that will simulate radar threats to the RAF's new A400M transport aircraft prior to take-off
Leonardo, working in partnership with the NATO Communications and Information Agency (NCI Agency), has completed the rollout of its cyber monitoring and response service to a number of additional NATO headquarters on time and on budget.
At a ceremony held during the 2017 edition of the Seoul ADEX exhibition, Leonardo has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Hanwha Systems, one of South Korea's leading aerospace systems manufacturers, to jointly provide avionics and mission systems for the Republic of Korea and other international customers.
Today at the Cybertech Europe conference in Rome, Leonardo announced that the company has been chosen by the European Space Agency (ESA) to conduct a study into the management of data security for the Galileo European navigation satellite programme
For two days, Rome will again be at the forefront of the international cyber security debate during "Cybertech Europe" (http://italy.cybertechconference.com) where Leonardo is the main industry partner.
Leonardo and Thales are being contracted by the UK Ministry of Defence (MoD)'s Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (Dstl) to demonstrate their world-leading Infra-Red (IR) protection system in trials in early 2018. The companies are currently engaged in development activities to bring together two of their most advanced products, Thales's ‘Elix-IR' Threat Warning System and Leonardo's ‘Miysis' Directed Infra-Red Counter-Measure (DIRCM) system. Together, the systems will offer an end-to-end protection system for military and civil platforms, ranging from small helicopters to large troop transports/VIP platforms, against threatening missiles.
Leonardo is announcing a contract with the European Space Agency (ESA) ahead of participation at the Defence and Security Equipment International (DSEI) conference in London this week. The framework contract, signed by Leonardo's Luton-based Telespazio VEGA UK subsidiary and worth €11M per year for up to five years, will see the company provide subject matter experts to the ESA in support of their programmes and missions.